Adding Up: New Tax Breaks in Washington 2004-2006
Publication Date: June 2006
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Tax burden; Small business; Economic growth
Bargaining for tax breaks to become a routine part of legislative business. This brief illustrates how giving away public revenue, while under-funding the services necessary for a vibrant economy, undermines our most vulnerable citizens and promotes corporate profit at the expense of public services.